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Wills, letters of administration, leases, agreements, etc. relating to private and business affairs in Australia, 1842-1910.
The papers were initially deposited with the British Records Association as follows
The papers were transferred to the library by the British Records Association on 14th August 1981, 9th March 1982, 25th May 1984 and 16th June 1986.Access Conditions
Bodleian reader's ticket required.Reproduction Restrictions
No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.
Listed as no. 645 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).Related Units of Description
Mortgages, conveyances, deeds of administration, death certificates, etc., 1854-1911 (ref. MSS. Austr. s. 12). Further transferrals from the British Records Association relating to areas other than Australasia are listed in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996) and in Manuscript Collections (Africana and non-Africana) in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Supplementary accessions to the end of 1977 and Cumulative Index, compiled by Wendy S. Byrne (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1978.
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